|Utilising Reflective Practice Journals to Explore Student Fears and Feelings during Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Placement|
This paper describes the use of reflective journals for studentnurses to communicate their objectives, fears and beliefsconcerning their first mental health nursing practicum. Thestudy consisted of four groups of third year comprehensivenursing students (N = 76). Themes from the journals werecollated, assessed utilising Mezirow’s levels of reflection andanalyzed using thematic analysis. The study found thatstudents fell into three groups: anti reflectors, currentreflectors and converts to refl...
Keywords: Reflective Practice; Journaling; Mental Health; Student Nurses
|Care, culture, and education nursing students' perceptions of care and culture: implications for practice - Wright, Pauline Rita|
Today's nurses work and live in a multicultural society where they encounter patients whose backgrounds are different from theirs, and who need care from nurses who are both proficient in their work and knowledgeable about the role that culture plays in patient treatment. In this study, 45 student nurses enrolled in a baccalaureate program at a northeastern urban college completed a survey about their perceptions of care and culture including their relevance and application to the practice of nu...
Keywords: Health sciences; Nursing; Intercultural communication; Nursing education; Student nurses; Nursing practice
|Modern aseptic operating technique - Wellcome Library|
A film about the necessity of sterilising surgical instruments before and after surgery which looks at the main aspects of aseptic operating techniques as sanctioned in the late 1930s. Includes an historical introduction. We are shown the steam sterilization of dressings, the boiling of instruments and antiseptic solutions. The theatre is cleaned, an instrument trolley laid out. Scrubbing up is shown and swabs counted and checked...
Keywords: Infection Control; General Surgery; Urologic Surgical Procedures; Surgery; Hygiene; Infection Control; General Surgery; Urologic Surgical Procedures; Student nurses